Salt Lake City is looking to crack down on price gouging by taxis at Salt Lake International Airport [KUER].
On this day in history:
1776 – John Adams, Benjamin Franklin, Thomas Jefferson, Robert Livingston and Roger Sherman were appointed by the Continental Congress to write a declaration of independence for the American colonies from England.
1963 – Facing federalized Alabama National Guard troops, Gov. George Wallace ended his blockade of the University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa and allowed two African-Americans to enroll.
1987 – Margaret Thatcher became the first British prime minister in 160 years to win three consecutive terms.
1990 – The U.S. Supreme Court struck down an anti-flag-burning law passed by Congress the year before.
1994 – After 49 years, the Russian military occupation of what had been East Germany ended with the departure of the Red Army from Berlin.